Cancer drug therapy is limited by inadequate and heterogeneous tumor drug delivery due to the existence of vascular barrier. Photodynamic tumor vascular targeting is shown to disrupt tumor vascular barrier and enhance cancer chemotherapy.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.2520) Medical optics and biotechnology : Fluorescence microscopy
(170.5180) Medical optics and biotechnology : Photodynamic therapy
B. Chen, B. Pogue, J. Hoopes, and T. Hasan, "Photodynamic Tumor Vascular Targeting Enhances Cancer Chemotherapy," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JThC1.
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